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Mining Regulations review – extension of time

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have announced a one month extension of the consultation period for feedback on options and proposals for amending the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016 (the mining regulations). Submissions are now due 28 September 2018. For a copy of the consultation […]

Amendments to Certificate of Competency (CoC) requirements

New competency requirements for safety-critical roles in mining and quarrying came into force on 1 August 2018. The key amendments: detail the requirements for a Certificate of Competence (CoC) as a manager to manage the quarrying operation specified (site specific CoC) define ‘workings’ of relevant types of mine, tunnel or quarry specify unit standard requirements […]

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